'No excuses' for platforms not to implement e-signatures

Given current climate

Sophie King
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“If we’d had this conversation last month, I would be encouraging providers to make it a lot easier to write business electronically because that’s the way the world’s going" - lang cat's Mike Barrett.
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“If we’d had this conversation last month, I would be encouraging providers to make it a lot easier to write business electronically because that’s the way the world’s going" - lang cat's Mike Barrett.

Some platforms have put temporary plans in place to help advisers work with customers as normal, but others are keeping it business as usual despite the coronavirus crisis.

Most platforms require wet signatures from clients for them to move money, but the Covid-19 outbreak and recent government restrictions has made it increasingly harder for advisers to do so. Even before...

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